Archive for June, 2009

Two Viewpoint Students Win Top Honors at Carnegie Hall

On June 4, 2009, National Scholastic Art & Writing Award winners Star Sage (’10 of Tarzana) and Jordan Sitzer (’13 of Sherman Oaks), as well as Viewpoint’s photography teacher Mr. Charles Sitzer, were honored at Carnegie Hall in New York City. Star won a Gold Medal for her photograph “Mr. and Mr.,” and Jordan won […]

Irritations Both Small and Large

At what point did the entire world discover the word “disrespect?” I hear that word used, especially among young people, more frequently these days than even “cool.” “He disrespected me, man.” “She disrespected my car.” “I hate my parents… they so totally disrespected my privacy.” It’s as if all of a sudden “disrespect” became the […]

What Shames U.S. All

Recently in Washington D.C., a tragedy unfolded that cost an innocent man his life when Mr. James von Brunn walked through the doors of the Holocaust Museum, and shot the guard who had just held the door open for this 88-year old man. Thanks to the quick actions of the other security agents, a worse […]

Blake McIver Ewing and YMTA Present the Tony Award-winning 2005 Musical, “The Light In The Piazza”

Blake McIver Ewing and YMTA Present the Tony Award-winning 2005 Musical, “The Light In The Piazza”

TV, stage and film star Mary Donnelly Haskell. If you can’t get to Italy this summer, we are recommending this delightful, romantic musical  The  Light  In  The  Piazza— set  in Florence and Rome in the summer of 1953, with a book by Craig Lucas and music and lyrics by Adam Guettel. The production will be […]

Dear Sweet Spirits, a thousand tender thanks for a mail box full of your questions, and for the “Thank you’s” for the many answers that have helped you in the past.

So many of you have said, “Kenny, every time I see your photo or see you on television, you look and act so content and happy.” I truly feel that it is our choice to be happy or sad. So why be sad? I have been an active psychic/medium since I was 15. (And, please, […]

Fitness Matters at The Village

Fitness Matters at The Village

Thoughtfully designed to promote healthy aging, The Village at Sherman Oaks retirement living community takes an integrated approach to support the vitality of its residents. Owned and managed by Solana Beach-based Senior Resource Group (SRG), this community offers a full continuum of care centered on wellness and hospitality. As part of SRG’s new signature wellness […]

Luthier Public Relations Signs Michael Welch

The young star is gearing up for the release of The Twilight Saga: New Moon, the second film in the Twilight saga where he plays the role of the popular Michael Newton. (The film is set for release later this year in November.) Michael Welch, only 21, has already made a strong impression on the […]

Covenant House Gala & More

Covenant House Gala & More

No kid is a throwaway kid. That’s the motto of Covenant House California, which has the noble mission to protect and safeguard all children of the street “with absolute respect and unconditional love,” says George Lozano, CHC’s executive director. So why was a man known as “Nasty Nigel” being honored by the organization? Because Nigel […]

One on One with Bill Wellman, Jr. (Part II)

One on One with Bill Wellman, Jr. (Part II)

Tony: How long were they married? Bill: Two months. Tony: What a story! I’m surprised he didn’t make a movie about it. Bill: Well, if you think about it, “Lafayette Escadrille” (1958) was his last released film, and the film that caused him to quit the business because he was so upset at the way […]

Win a Holiday for Lovers

Win a Holiday for Lovers

David Proclaims: Ladies and gentlemen, friends and neighbors–read all about it! Your Tolucan Times has partnered with American Airlines to offer you the chance to win a spectacular prize! We call it “Love Is In The Air!” Roll those drums, and sound those trumpets! Just for readers of the Tolucan Times: an opportunity to win […]